Left in limbo – promising Jamaican athletes face confusion after Clemson cuts track and field program

By Ricardo Chambers and Donald Oliver November 12, 2020

Last week, Clemson University sent shockwaves through the collegiate track and field world with the announcement that it would end its men’s track and field and cross-country program at the conclusion of the 2020-21 athletic season.

The decision will affect six Jamaican athletes.  Among them is former St Jago High School discus thrower Roje Stona, former Morant Bay High School quarter-miler Keco Morrison, former Calabar High School sprinter Fabian Hewitt, former Edwin Allen High School quarter-miler Rayan Holmes, former Kingston College shot putter Zico Campbell, and decathlete Lafranz Campbell, formerly of Calabar.

This week Commentators caught up with Stona and Campbell, who detailed how the decision has impacted their lives.

 

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